Southern

Film

‘Gay Chorus Deep South’ Confronts Anti-LGBTQ Politics, Starting At Church

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus toured the Bible Belt in an epic experiment in confronting fear.
Taylor Hosking
4.30.19
VWOS Season One

The Best Marching Bands on the Planet: VWOS

At the Louisiana rivalry known as "The Black Superbowl," gametime is at the half.
VICE Sports
12.21.17
WTF

California Restaurant Admits It's Been Serving Popeyes Chicken for Months

The restaurant's Yelp page is now a hotbed of one-star reviews. But the owner insists she didn't do anything wrong.
Mayukh Sen
10.18.17
Premieres

Frederick the Younger Make Gritty, Gothy Sunshine Rock

Stream their new record 'Human Child' now
Annalise Domenighini
1.31.17
AUSTIN

Meet the Angel of One of Austin's Last True Dive Bars

We spoke to Angel Altenhofel, one of Austin's longest-standing bartenders, about her thoughts on how Austin has changed, why her bar kicked out Willie Nelson, and how she landed this job between a funeral and a wake.
Laura Dixon
1.24.17
FIGHTLAND

'Rough-And-Tumble': The Deeply Southern Tradition of Nose-Biting, Testicle-Ripping, and Eye-Gouging

Life in the rural South two hundred years ago was tough, but snowstorms and blighted crops were nothing compared to the brutality of its version of no-holds-barred fighting.
L.A. Jennings
9.22.16
college football

Should Grambling State, Southern, and Other HBCUs Drop Out of Division I Football?

Hampered by small budgets and larger institutional problems, once-proud HBCU football programs are Division I competitors in name only. Would they be better off dropping down to Division II?
Kevin Trahan
5.12.16
New Orleans

VICE World of Sports Episode Guide: The Bayou Classic

In college football, tradition is everything, and the battle between historically black colleges Southern and Grambling State is a ritual unlike any other. Especially at halftime.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.11.16
News

Explosion Sounds Are Literally Shaking an LA County Town and Nobody Knows the Cause

One Alhambra resident calls the noises "the booms." Another says they're "much too loud to be a firework."
Mike Pearl
3.7.16
pies

Chess Pie

This is a great take on the gooey, sweet Southern classic recipe.
Callie Speer
11.10.15
Art

The Ballroom Pentecostal Video Art Church of Minister Akins

Be exalted in the name of all that is gospel, techno, vogue, and GIF art.
Presented By Espolón
9.1.15
American South

The American South Is Still Eating White Dirt

Geophagy, the technical term for deliberately eating earth, soil, or clay, sounds like a terrible idea. Yet in many parts of the world, this is not considered strange or rare, but a culinary past time.
Emelyn Rude
6.5.15
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